Is it true that the American intellectual is rejected and considered of no account in his society?
I am going to suggest that it is not true.
Father Bruckberger told part of the
It is not easy to talk about the role of the mass media in this overwhelmingly significant phase in European history.
History and news become confused,
and one's impres
The relation of language and mind has interested philosophers for many centuries.
(1)The Greeks assumed that the structure of language had some connection with the process o
Human beings in all times and places think about their world and wonder at their place in it.
Humans are thoughtful and creative,
possessed of insatiable curiosity.
Almost all our major problems involve human behavior,
and they cannot be solved by physicaland biological technology alone.
What is needed is a technology of behavior,
In less than 30 years' time the Star Trek holodeck will be a reality.
Direct links between the brain's nervous system
and a computer will also create full sensory v
Governments throughout the world act on the assumption that the welfare of their people
depends largely on the economic strength and wealth of the community.
(1)While there are almost as many definitions of history as there are historians,
modern practice most closely conforms to one that sees history as the attempt to recreate
They were, by far,the largest and most distant objects that scientists had ever detected:
a strip of enormous cosmic clouds some 15 billion light-years from earth.
Do animals have rights?
This is how the question is usually put.
It sounds like a useful, ground-clearing way to start.
(1)Actually, it isn't, because it assumes that
The differences in relative growth of various areas of scientific research have several causes.
(1)Some of these causes are completely reasonable results of social needs.
The standardized educational or psychological tests
that are widely used to aid in selecting, classifying, assigning, or promoting students, employees,
and military personn
According to the new school of scientists,
technology is an overlooked force in expanding the horizons of scientific knowledge.
(1)Science moves forward, they say,
By 1830 the former Spanish and Portuguese colonies had become independent nations.The roughly 20 million inhabitants of these nations looked hopefully to the future.Born in the cri